HAMPTON - Reginald Allen Council 56, passed away on Thursday August 15, 2013. Reggie was born on December 15, 1956 in Newport News VA. He graduated from Pembroke High school in 1975. After graduating he served in the U.S Coast Guard until 1979. After serving with the U.S. Coast Guard he enrolled at Thomas Nelson Community College. Shortly after completing his course work at Thomas Nelson Reggie was offered a position with the Newport News Shipyard (currently Huntington Ingalls' Industries) where he served for 33 years as a Senior Designer. Reggie is survived by his parents James and Luvenia Batts, sister Cynthia Teague, children Andrew and Leah Council, special friend Carryl Dickens, grand children Isaac and Derrick, and numerous other family members and friends. A viewing will be held on Friday August 23, 2013 at Cooke Bros. Funeral Home beginning at noon followed by a wake service from 6-7 pm. The funeral will begin at 1 pm at Gethsemane Baptist Church on Saturday August 24, 2013. The Burial arrangements will convene at Hampton Memorial Gardens.
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Cooke Bros Funeral Chapel & Crematory - Newport News
1601 27th St Newport News, VA 23607
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